World music albums of the year

Just for a change, a home-grown recording tops my world music choices in the Sunday Times 100 Best Records of the Year [£].

1  VARIOUS  The Elizabethan Session (Quercus)

2  MELINGO Linyera (World Village)

3  AURELIO Landini (Real World)

4  MAYRA ANDRADE, Lovely Difficult (Sterns Music)

5  MORENO VELOSO, Coisa Boa (Luaka Bop)

6 VARIOUS, Haiti Direct! (Strut)

7  NAMVULA, Shiwezwa (NMR Records)

8  VARIOUS Look Again to the Wind – Johnny Cash Revisited (Sony)

9  IBIBIO SOUND MACHINE, Ibibio Sound Machine (Soundway)

10  PINK MARTINI & THE VON TRAPPS, Dream A Little Dream (Wrasse)

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